As fashion week perusing continues for FW14 (look for my thoughts around the themes in the Charlotte Observer and Raleigh N&O), I must look forward to the season right in front of us — spring. So much fabulous detail, as seen here from the Balmain spring collection.

Don't get me wrong, I love winter and am thrilled with the snow coming our way (minus the ice). However, now is the time to focus on your spring wardrobe. Look for my spring forecast coming soon. Oh, and don't forget I have a style challenge coming your way! 

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I'm not saying the midriff is here to stay, but it has certainly made an impact over the past few years. Through winter and into spring, belly baring ensembles abound.

Personally, I love a high waisted skirt with a cropped top or sweater. My belly is in no shape or frame of mind, currently, to consider that option. However, I am inspired to get myself into the shape to dare to bare this summer. At least around the house.

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